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Archives: May 2018

Brazil: Latest prices for logs, sawnwood and plywood

Latest prices for Brazilian logs, sawnwood and plywood prices 1-15 May, 2018.        [...]

Ilim Timber invests in the modernization of 3 kilns at its mill in Russia

Ilim Timber chose Valutec to modernize three of its progressive kilns. Valutec will convert three of Ilim’s existing 1 [...]

High potential for growth in U.S. wood product exports to Egypt

    Aiming to throw the spotlight on the potential and importance of Egypt as a market for [...]

Scottish BSW Timber to build Slovenia’s largest sawmill

BSW Timber announced on the 22nd of May that it will invest EUR 40 million in a new sawmill, CHP [...]

Sabah to ban timber exports

Sabah's chief minister, Shafie Apdal, announced that he will instruct the state Forestry Department to immediately impose a ban [...]

Chinese Qumei made $630m cash bid for Norwegian furniture maker Ekornes

China’s Qumei Home Furnishing Group on the 22nd of May made an all-cash bid for Norway’s Ekornes [...]

Norbord reaches 60% production capacity at its OSB mill in Inverness

Norbord Europe has recently installed a continuous production line as to replace two multi-opening lines at its OSB mill [...]

EU hardwood log export hike continues

EU hardwood log export hike continues In 2017, total EU hardwood log exports were 2.8 million tonnes, up 15 [...]

European oak market under intense pressure

EU countries hit hardest by the Ukrainian ban, says the European Organisation of Sawmill Industries (EOS), are Romania, Slovakia, Poland [...]

Declining wood products trade between China and the USA

According to the data from China’s Customs the value of wood products trade between China and the USA fell [...]